Smooth Start to Summer

You will feel healthy when you drink (or slurp, or scoop) this smoothie. You will feel your skin glow. You will be proud of the fact that you ate spinach for breakfast. You will be satisfied. Whenever I eat a healthy breakfast, I feel like I’ve given my body good karma for the day. ThisContinue reading “Smooth Start to Summer”

Raspberry Oatmeal Bars

One morning when I was little, I awoke with hives from an allergic reaction. This occurred right before a trip to the dentist to get several molars pulled. I desperately wanted to jump out of the chair in the dental office in order to scratch my skin, but instead I got injected with novocaine, temporarilyContinue reading “Raspberry Oatmeal Bars”

Lost Packages (and a Peanut Butter Granola Recipe)

When I was abroad in Australia, I was surprised to learn that most Aussie students did not know their mail man. They were startled that I knew my mailman on a first-name basis (shout out to Bob!), and that I would always say hello when I passed him delivering mail. I appreciate the hard workContinue reading “Lost Packages (and a Peanut Butter Granola Recipe)”

A Delayed Appreciation for Apples

When I was little, I hated apples for no good reason. I believe I even had a slight case of dyslexia when it came to the word “apple” because I always wanted to say “red” instead. Applesauce was okay, but eating a whole apple seemed strange. I loved apple pie, but only when it wasContinue reading “A Delayed Appreciation for Apples”